Cover photo for Cecilia Cook's Obituary
Cecilia Cook Profile Photo
Cecilia

Cecilia Cook

d. September 1, 2019

Cecilia Anne Cook, 73, of Austin, Minnesota died Sunday, September 1, 2019, at Sacred Heart Care Center in Austin from Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). Ceci was born in Waukesha, WI on July 25, 1946, to Frank and Mabel Ruekert. After graduating from the College of St. Theresa in Winona, MN, she was a licensed social worker for Mower County Child Protection Services. On October 5, 1968, she married Richard Cook. Together they raised four children: Reverend Monsignor Thomas Cook, Joan (Tyler) Farrell, David (Becky) Cook, and Daniel (Erika) Cook. Ceci is also survived by her brother, Fr. Thomas Ruekert, S.D.B. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers Frank Jr. and Fred. Ceci enjoyed working and volunteering at Queen of Angels Parish and School. She also enjoyed singing, traveling, and spoiling her six grandchildren: Holden, Clare, Linus, Kate, Bennett, and Brady. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 am on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Queen of Angels Catholic Church with Rev. Msgr. Thomas Cook officiating. There will be visitation from 4-7 pm on Friday at Mayer Funeral Home and also one hour before the Mass at the church on Saturday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in remembrance of Ceci to: Mayo Clinic FTD Progranulin Study ℅ Dr. Leah K. Forsberg, Ph.D. 200 First Street SW Rochester, MN 55905 Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com

Service Information


Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery
4th Drive SW
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Friday, September 6 2019
4:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Saturday, September 7 2019
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Queen of Angels Catholic Church
1001 Oakland Avenue East
Austin MN 55912


Service

Saturday, September 7 2019
10:30 AM

Queen of Angels Catholic Church
1001 Oakland Avenue East
Austin MN 55912

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Cecilia Cook, please visit our flower store.

Guestbook

Visits: 37

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree